Recently renovated gite in Charente Maritime - PM006985

1km from Saint-Savinien, Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM006985 Advertiser since: 18 September 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Les Lavandes Self Catering Flexible 4 8 2 Travelcots and able to add another single bed

About this property

Recently Renovated to a High Standard. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

This is a 4 bedroomed house over 3 floors that has been totally renovated .It is situated in a small village of Port D'Envaux where there is a restaurant, pizzeria, boulangerie and in the summer a natural swimming pool in the Charente river. There is a lifeguard stationed in July and August and also a buffet shack for drinks and food. You can hire boats or kayaks here too. There is also a sandy play area for children.
The house has 4 bedrooms. One double bedroom with en suite, another double bedroom and two bedrooms with 2 single beds in each of them. There is a family bathroom and also a downstairs toilet and a toilet on the top floor too. There is a fully-fitted kitchen with integrated dishwasher and washing machine, fridge-freezer, integrated oven and hob with extractor, microwave, toaster and kettle. There is a comfortable lounge area with tv/dvd and a dining area too. The garden is to the front of the property and there is sufficient parking for one car and there is extra parking outside the gates if required. The house looks out onto the park and sculptures.



Kitchen and dining

Fully-fitted kitchen and dining area. There is a large table with benches to seat 8 adults comfortably. There are highchairs available too.

Living rooms

One living room with 2 comfortable sofas, and one chair with tv and dvd. The tv receives French tv only.


Four bedrooms.Two double rooms with double bed in each and 2 double rooms with 2 single beds in each. There are travel cots available to place in the rooms if required.


Two shower rooms. 4 toilets.


Fuel central heating.


Roman city of Saintes is 15 minutes away and the beaches are 40 minutes drive away.
Charente river 5 minutes walk away where you can hire boats and swim in the natural swimming pool July and August.
Lots of walking and cycling routes.

Garden and outside

Garden and a hangar area.

Parking and garages

Parking for 1 car on the premises with extra parking outside the gates.

Visitor suitability

Suit families. The stairs are steep so not suitable for anyone with mobility issues.

Information about any additional facilities

Cleaning for end of stay £80 per stay.
Flexible changeover days.
All linen and towels supplied but not beach towels. (please bring your own)


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: River at bottom of garden

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Michelle Jane Rose

We moved to this area 2 years ago and have renovated our site and also Maison Lavande. I am a former social services employee and my husband is a joiner. We moved to France to slow down and enjoy life in this superb place.

Year property purchased 2016
Why this location? Rural and peaceful yet close to all amenities .
Unique benefits of property 3 bed house in peaceful gardens with a river running along the bottom.

The Owner Recommends

Fantastic Restaurant

There is a restaurant in Port D'envaux called Le Gabarier which is very good and has a good menu.